RuPaul lands daytime talk show pilot

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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RuPaul is filming a pilot for a daytime talk show.

According to Variety, the pilot is for Telepictures, which is a part of Warner Bros. Television. Telepictures is behind popular shows such as “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Real” and “TMZ Live.”

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VIDEO: ‘Orange is the New Black’ releases season six trailer

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“Orange is the New Black” is finally giving a sneak peek at the aftermath of the Litchfield riot.

Season five ended with the three-day Litchfield riot finally coming to a close.

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VIDEO: Robin Wright opens up on Kevin Spacey allegations

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Robin Wright spoke publicly for the first time on her former “House of Cards” co-star Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct allegations in an interview with Today.

“I think we were all surprised, of course, and ultimately saddened. We forged ahead and I think we were all thankful that we were able to complete the series as planned,” Wright told Savannah Guthrie. “We were coworkers, really. We never socialized outside of work. Respectful, professional relationship. He was so great with me, he was never disrespectful to me, so that’s my personal experience, that’s the only thing I feel I have the right to talk about.”

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Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special gets Twitter buzzing

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Sexuality, gender and the role of comedy headline Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby’s comedy tour “Nanette,” now presented on Netflix.

Named after a girl Gadsby believed interesting, the hour-long comedy special is a departure from Gadsby’s normal comedy routines, including a “third” part to her story: an ending (Gadsby tells the audience that the difference between a story and a joke is that a story has a beginning, a middle and end, and a joke just has a beginning and middle).

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‘Queer Eye’ star Antoni Porowski to open restaurant in New York

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“Queer Eye” food and wine expert Antoni Porowski is bringing his culinary creations from Netflix to the public.

Porowski revealed the secret venture in a “Queer Eye” cast interview with 92nd Street Y.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ sets season six premiere date in teaser

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ABOVE: Taryn Manning and Lea DeLaria in season three of ‘Orange is the New Black.’ Photo by JoJo Whilden, courtesy Netflix.

“Orange is the New Black” has announced the return date of its sixth season will be July 27.

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Netflix drops trailer for animated drag series ‘Super Drags’

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Netflix has dropped the first look at its new drag animated series “Super Drags.”

“During the day, they work in a department store and deal with their uptight bitchy boss. By night, they tighten up their corsets and transform into the baddest SUPER DRAGS in town, ready to combat shade and rescue the world’s glitter from the evil villains. Get ready, because the SUPER DRAGS are going deeper than you think,” the YouTube description reads.

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RuPaul to star in Netflix comedy series ‘AJ and the Queen’

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RuPaul is set to star in the new Netflix comedy series “AJ and the Queen.”

According to Deadline, Ru will star “as Ruby Red, a bigger-than-life but down-on-her-luck drag queen who travels across America from club to club in a rundown 1990’s R/V with her unlikely sidekick AJ, a recently orphaned, tough-talking, scrappy 11-year-old stowaway.”

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Watch: gay teen rom-com ‘Alex Strangelove’ releases trailer

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Netflix has released the trailer for its gay, teen romantic comedy “Alex Strangelove.”

The film tells the story of high school senior Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) who is planning to lose his virginity to his girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein) before graduation. However, after striking up a friendship with out teen Elliott (Antonio Marziale), Alex begins to learn about his own sexual identity.

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Ryan Murphy planning #MeToo anthology series on Spacey, Weinstein

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Ryan Murphy is considering turning the #MeToo movement into an anthology series.

In a profile for the New Yorker by Emily Nussbaum, Murphy revealed he’s been thinking about a project titled “Consent.”

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Lena Waithe brings Pride to Met Gala with rainbow cape

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Lena Waithe made a powerful LGBTQ fashion statement at the Met Gala on Monday. Waithe, who is an out lesbian, donned a black suit with a flowing rainbow cape designed by Wes Gordon.

Her fashion statement was particularly meaningful as the Met Gala’s theme this year was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”

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Jeffrey Tambor opens up about ‘Transparent’ sexual harassment allegations

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Jeffrey Tambor has addressed the sexual harassment allegations against him for the first time since his firing from Amazon’s “Transparent.”

Van Barnes, a transgender actress and Tambor’s former assistant, accused Tambor of sexual misconduct in November. Transgender actress Trace Lysette, who appeared on “Transparent,” also accused Tambor of making “many sexual advances and comments” on set.

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